To forgive, to forget

Is it easier to forgive?
Sometimes yes, at times no.
Is it easier to apologize?
Pride usually prevent us.

To have messed up.
Saying sorry wasn’t enough.
More like grovelling.
To get reminded so very often.

To forgive, yet not forget.
A trust never given again.
Hurt remains, hardly gone.
How do you forget?

To forgive, and keep apart.
Cutting off ties completely.
They don’t exist in your live.
Does this make you forget?

To be forgiven completely.
Yet not forgiving ones self.
To live with this regret.
The hurt one caused remains.

By C.E. Pereira


Author: cepcarol

I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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